The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted a two-day meeting of Carnegie’s Rising Democracies Network in Washington, DC.
Zika, the self-proclaimed Islamic State, and Trump are new manifestations of old phenomena, upgraded and made more dangerous in their current forms.
Calls for non-Western forms of democracy have been around for many years but are now becoming louder and more ubiquitous. This trend can be expected to deepen as an integral element of the emerging post-Western world order.
The murder of a Honduran activist should be raising alarms about the implications of government corruption that has appeared in recent years.
The Panama Papers leak exposes not only a global system of tax avoidance, but the corrupt networks between government officials, organized criminals, and private institutions.
U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew discussed the evolution of sanctions, outlined lessons learned from previous challenges and successes, and raised the importance of guarding against their misuse.
In a shifting economic and political environment, both China and Latin American countries will have to adjust to new challenges but also seek new opportunities.
The oil price crash has implications for the global economy, geopolitics, and efforts to limit carbon emissions.
There are many reasons why bad ideas endure, but perhaps the most important is people’s need to believe in a leader amid rapid change.
With corruption deeply embedded into the fabric of governance in many countries around the world, confronting corrupt networks will necessitate a sea change in government priorities.